As I'm now on the much-anticipated summer vacation portion of my yearly teaching duties - hooray! - I've started a bit of a read-a-thon. Prior to vacation starting, I scouted out the books I wanted to read and review during the summer holidays: genre fiction in the fantasy and historical genres that just happen to… Continue reading 009. Summer Vacation Read-a-thon!
It's been a long time between updates due to my job stealing all of my time, drive, and creativity away for the past three weeks - it's a rough time period when we hit the end of a semester, and the exams, grading, and paperwork is all due in a heap. It's not an enjoyable… Continue reading 008. weekly writing updates
Not quite weekly, as I'm a bit behind, but life has been a bit trying lately - I'm struggling with my anxiety disorder this week and the chaos it tends to cause in my life. I can generally manage to get through the work days intact, but the evenings, when I have time to do… Continue reading 007. weekly writing updates
Well, some fantastic news! My F/F fantasy romance novella has been offered a contract of publication (which I have accepted) through NineStar Press! Once there are more concrete dates for things in the publication schedule, I will report back here, but I'm very excited to be working with NineStar Press, which is a boutique LGBTQ… Continue reading 006. weekly writing updates
Life has been coming hard and fast recently, and though there are things on the horizon that might be possible, nothing is yet set in stone - and that feeling always makes me quite nervous! I've been trying to keep my mind busy in my downtime so that my anxiety doesn't get bad, and that… Continue reading 005. weekly writing updates
The first draft of the novella is complete! It's been sent to the beta and I've done a read-through on my Kindle to look at it more objectively as a reader rather than the writer. I've already assembled a list of things that need to be added, changed, or otherwise edited, but I'm pretty excited… Continue reading 004. weekly writing updates
The romance novella is almost 19,000 words now, and still going! I thought I would take this time to talk about my general writing process as I go through the drafts - I wonder if anyone else does this a similar way? Let me know! Once the first draft is finished, I try to give… Continue reading 003. weekly writing updates
The wonderfully talented Laura DeGlopper of Digital Tea House created a beautiful rendition of Ral from 'The Life Siphon!' You can see this and more of her amazing work on her Facebook page!
An exciting day - because the official author website is finally live!